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Sep 26, 2012 6:30pm EDT
energy sector powered today's selling, down 0.9%. technology and financial sectors continued lower, down 0.8% and 0.7% respectively. as market excitement has died down over the latest federal reserve effort to stimulate the economy, oil prices have cooled off. oil fell below $90 per barrel for the first time since early august. in the latest week, the amount of foreign oil imported into the u.s. was down to its lowest level since december. and refineries cut back, fueling concerns about weaker demand. big energy stocks exxon and chevron both fell about 0.5%. they both traded at multi-year highs just last week.lu the worries about global energy demand have hit the energy service providers. halliburton was down 2.4% today, and its off more than 9% in less than two weeks. discouraging comments from electronics contractor jabil circuit weighed on the tech sector. late yesterday, the company reported disappointing results, blamed on weak demand in most of its businesses. shares fell 9.9%; volume jumped more than five times as the stock closed at its lowest price since july. shares haven't see
WETA
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm EDT
? >> i hope not. first, so as nuclear energy is concerned, iran has a right to develop nuclear energy but for military use, no way, because it is too dangerous. not because it is iran but because-- if it goes that way, it means the region can be a terrible menace. therefore, no way. the question is how do you convince iran to evolve? we have-- when i saw "we" it's the big 5-- france, u.s., british, china, and russia. we're united on this issue. >> rose: the 5 plus 1 germany. >> yes, and we were stussing with iran and trying to convince them to change and we are applying sanctions. the fact is, up to now, iran has not changed. >> rose: it's not changed its behavior because of the sanctions. we have a report of the international agency they go that enfortunately, they're disrupting their program. and my own belief that what they are doing cannot be explained if they have decided not to go nuclear. there were, we have to say, and we are saying to them, do negotiate because it's not possibly for you to have-- to go to a nuclear weapon. >> rose: in other words you said to them we need to f
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Sep 29, 2012 6:30pm EDT
energy solutions. >> around the globe, the people of boeing are working together to build a better tomorrow. >> that's why we're here. >> this rock has never stood still. since 1875, we have been there for our clients through good times and bad, when their needs changed, we were there to meet them. through the years from insurance to investment management, from real estate to retirement solutions, we have developed nea ideas for the financial challenges ahead. this rock has never stood still. and that's one thing that will never change. prudential. >> additional corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by norfolk southern and american queen steamboat company. additional funding is provided by the annen burg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and contributions from viewers like you. thank you. once again from the performing arts center from the university of missouri, st. louis, moderator, gwen ifill. gwen: hello, st. louis. welcome. thank you for coming out and thanks for joining us here at the university of missouri. the presidential race is shifting be
WETA
Sep 25, 2012 6:30pm EDT
to 20%. sylvia hall, nbr, washington. >> tom: energy is one of those political issues that is part economic and part foreig policy. and it plays out every day in the trading pits. november crude oil futures settled at $91.37, down nearly half a percent. we continue our series "politics and the pits" with erika miller and oil trader john netto, president of m-3 capital. tomorrow, we continue "politics >> how are traders in general viewing the election? >> well, the election is opinions aside, and no entity. obama is ahead. all the polls in the key states, the battleground states, obama has a lead as well. the markets discounted an obama win, and as a result, this bullish for risk, and for oil as well. >> how high do you continuing crude could go? >> i think $96, $97. not because of an obama victory, but because of bifurcation economically around the world. oi. the split side, what happen fist we can have a romney victory. >> i think oil rallies in either case. if romney wins, it rallies more, because romney victory is risk conducive which would send oil higher. >> ho how big is the
WETA
Oct 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
? addressing our energy crisis, addressing the environmental crisis, addressing the skills and jobs crisis. how are going to pay for that? how're you going to get it done? tavis: do you think senator obama when he became president and try to hold on to the pledge to reform washington, how naive was he in thinking he could overturn a system that is more and more controlled by lobbyists? >> well, i wonder. you know, he had the right message. it galvanized the country. he had of course tremendous popularity at the beginning but he brought a lot of these interest groups right back into government as he came in in 2009. too much wall street, too much of the private health insurers. i think this was a lost opportunity. maybe he thought, as he said, that a lot of compromise was going to be possible but we needed actually not exactly compromise but we needed a president to to mobilize the american people, keep demobilize, so the special interests would back off. we did not get as far as we need to go. at that point, after i think some missteps or lost opportunities at the beginning, the rep
WETA
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
happens between the players, they feed off of each other's energy and then when they were down after saturday, four points, which in this format is a huge deficit, and they kept winning matches and they really seemed if one was ahead, another one would get ahead and they fed on each other and the next thing it was a tied match going into the end and the europeans pulled it off. >> the crowd must have been stunned. >> yeah, it was ryder cup crowds, they're really like nothing else in golf because fa ns act like fans at every other sporting event. they cheer very loudly. there was a strong european contention. on sunday definitely the strategy by the europeans was to take the crowd out of it. they got up early. they sent out their best players. they sent out luke donald. they sent out justin rose. they sent out rory mcilroye. they quieted the crowd in chicago and that's why they were able to win. >> tiger woods has been getting a lot of blame by the media here in the u.s. does he deserve it, do you think? >> i mean, over the course of its career, the ryder cup has been a place where he
WETA
Sep 28, 2012 12:00am EDT
can spend fund, time, effort and energy, but at the end of the day the problem that, the challenge can only really be sustainably solved if you bring these three entities together, civil society, i.e., ngos, ie, education, et cetera, bring them together with business, bring them together with government, both at the national or and at the sub national level and really collaborate intensely to come to a solution. >> rose: we continue this evening with matt damon and gary white, they are cofounders of water.org. >> and i heard these statistics that were jaw dropping about a child dying every 20 seconds because of lack of access to clean water and sanitation, that is, that to me is just staggering, because -- because to relate to that as an american, i mean, we don't know people who are thirsty, it just doesn't happen, right? you know, with away don't know kid who die from diarrhea. >> rose: water is ubiquitous. >> yes, of course, or cholera for that matter, just clean water. so, you know, so that was one side of it, just the mindless death and bono talks about stupid death, you know,
WETA
Sep 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. a more fun group of kids to teach. they have so much just native energy and enthusiasm about the world around them. they live in such a media-rich and digitally-rich and experience-rich environment now that it's-- it's made my job in some ways easier because what they bring into the classroom is really complex and interesting and it's my job to kind of harness that energy and that enthusiasm and direct it toward the things that i need them to learn as far as being 21st century communicators and thinkers and problem solvers. >> suarez: you often hear that teachers can tell who's going to have trouble in high school early on. in the earlier grades. do you agree with that? and is there anything else teachers can be doing in those early grades to help those kids out? >> i think what-- the best teachers are are seekers. we are given a family's child to teach. we're given their most precious resource, their child. and our job is to send them out better than when they walk through the door. and better doesn't necessarily mean that they can ace a standardized test. better means that i ha
WETA
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
urban energy of 21st century new york city. our audience is very young. they're very diverse. they're ready to be challenged. they're adventurous. and i think that that's sort of the vibe and the whole attitude of brooklyn. so the sports, the culture, everything that's happening sort of fits together right now. it's the brooklyn moment. >> rose: and people when they think new york, you want them to think brooklyn? >> yeah. and i think that people are thinking brooklyn. because of all of this energy that we just talked about. because there is this sort of edge and attitude that is brooklyn. and i think bam has been a large part of sdwrooifing that revitally sags. >> rose: everybody that knows brooklyn knows bam and when you think about brooklyn you think about bam because it's always been a cull cultural center for thinking about what's going on. >> well, it's interesting to hear them talk about the fact that there was a disaster in the region and they had to really try to move forward to enhance the economy and culture of the regions. bruce and i kind of felt like that about brooklyn.
WETA
Sep 27, 2012 6:30pm EDT
gains, up 1.6%. then, it was energy and materials, both closely tied to the global economy, up 1.3% and 1.2%, respectively. the biggest percentage gainer of the dow industrials was general electric. the company slightly increased its forecast for revenue growth, even as the global economy remains choppy. that kind of optimism helped shares jump 2.9%. g.e. said its industrial businesses are gaining momentum. the shares certainly have been. tonight, they're at their highest price in four years. meantime, struggling dow industrial stock intel found buyers, up 1.9%. earlier this week, it traded at its lowest price this year. intel unveiled a new semiconductor for tablets, counting hewlett-packard, dell, and samsung among its customers. intel has been criticized for not moving faster into the tablet space. tomorrow is the end of the calendar third quarter, but we're seeing a handful of companies turn in their fiscal quarter results. discover financial found more customers were using their charge cards. earnings were stronger than expected as customers used their discover cards more and
WETA
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm EDT
energy agency which for the time being is monitoring the control, all the cleared nuclear sites in iran which for the time being reports that they did not discover any indications that iran has any military. they mention in the nuclear program. which of course also reports that it cannot make the 100% guarantee statement that iran does not have something which they don't know, and that's exactly what we believe must be the focus of international efforts. make sure that iran satisfies the agency with the agencies still have vis-a-vis the nuclear program. >> rose: do you believe that so far that the iranian government in terms of the iaea has been transparent and has been forth coming and has done everything they can to prove to them that it has no intent. >> as far as the nuclear sites are concerned, as far as iran legal obligations under non-proliferation are concerned, iran is cooperating with the agency and the agency confirms this in its reports. iran is not a regular member because there was a hidden program which was discovered sometime ago and which is the subject of the agency wo
WETA
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
to egypt's role in the world, a new government of an old and great country fresh with the energy of a new time what role does it play in the region, in the world because many have always said because of the size of the army, the value of the culture, egypt has always been central. so what do you want to do with egypt's role? historic role? >> rose: what you said right now are all factors that suppress upon the fact that egypt the going to grow very fast to develop very fast and to-- it will become a country capable top compete with honor in the world and i look forward to a more stable future and a more effective future with international relationship with-- a special relationship with all the people, with all of the countries of the world. >> rose: what is it you exactly believe about the attack on american on september 11, 2001? >> ( translated ): i'm against this attack and i'm against the killing of innocent civilians and at that time i was a member of the muslim brotherhood we were the first institution in the world that issued a statement on the 12, the morning of the 12, septem
WETA
Sep 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
international atomic energy agency in its report last month said that iran has produced 189 kilograms of this medium enriched uranium, the 20%. over half of that is already in the process of being converted to fuel planes for the tehran research reactor. so they have only about 91 kilograms right now, which is less than half of what you'd need even if you went to the additional step of 90% enrichment, which they are not doing. >> woodruff: so you're saying it's not as close as what he describes. robert satloff, how did you hear that? >> i heard it somewhat differently because what paul's comments don't incorporate are, a fenway park sill tease of which we're not aware. b, an increase in the number of centrifuges that would increase the amount produced and, c, the possibility that iran uses more advanced centrifuges between now and some future date that would make more product more quickly. >> woodruff: so you're saying there's more capacity there than what is known? >> well, i don't know any secrets but i'm saying even at current levels of production the iranians could achieve amount needed f
WETA
Sep 25, 2012 9:00pm EDT
energy, our patience, our money, our space to try to make a way for you to be successful, but we all feel like we're meeting a wall with you? >> i think school, it ain't nothing but adding on to my problems. it's a big situation right now with my son. and that situation, it's not making me happy. >> all i know about sparkle's background is what she first shared in class. she shared that she had a baby. she's from new orleans. moving from new orleans to houston after hurricane katrina was really traumatic. and then her mom died, and she lived with family. and slowly throughout the year it's become, "now i live just with friends, i sleep on their couch, i sleep on their floor." and apparently, somewhere between all of this, now her son has been taken away from her as well. even if a quarter of that is true, it's a devastating reality for, you know, a kid in high school. the last time i even really seen you besides yesterday was about two weeks ago. >> if i can't do it, then i can't do it. i'm one person trying to do a whole bunch of million other things. >> what about if i say to you,
WETA
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the biggest gains among the top stock sectors, up 1.1%. the biggest drag: the energy sector, down 1.1%. but inside the dow jones industrial average, it was hewlett-packard getting plenty of attention. it's double digit stock drop pushed shares down to a nine year low. the stock fell hard, down 13%. volume was very heavy, more than 140 million shares traded, almost six times its average daily trading pace. c.e.o. meg whitman surprised investors by warning of a deeper than expected slide in earnings next year. revenue in all of its business divisions except for software is expected to fall. >> h.p. has done a bad job adjusting to where the business environment is headed. we see stagnating revenue, we see things actually getting worse next year relative to what analysts expected and that's not necessarily something cost cutting can save in and of itself. >> tom: those job cuts will total 29,000 when they're done. h.p. also vowed to reduce the number of products it sells, and c.e.o. whitman said the biggest challenge has been c.e.o. turnover. she's the third chief executive in as many
WETA
Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
creative economy. for example, energy prices have fallen a lot. and there are some other things you can count to on the upside. but so far businesses have been very reluctant to invest heavily, very reluctant to hire heavily. >> muhamed el-erian what do you see-- when you look at all this data coming in, what is most important to you? >> a few things. first the employment picture. and not just whether we're creating jobs or not. that's important. but also what's happening to those who remain unemployed. and that is a pretty worsening picture. that's why i call 2 a crisis. because long-term unemployment is really high. and youth unemployment is really high. and these are longer-term issues that we need to deal with. so the employment picture is very important. second, clarity for businesses. today no one has the confidence to invest. there is a ton of money, judy, on the sideline, a ton of money. and if we can engage that money in the system would be great. and third as ken rightly said, the global economy. we are facing he is vore headwinds. so a number of things to look at, and as if t
WETA
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-while for raleigh. -- a v-12 ferrari. >> the company behind it, ec otricity is a clean energy firm and wants to challenge the concept that all grain cars are slow. >> they are not the kinds of things that normally, he would drive. they are super cars. they are as good as anything else on the road today. >> we brit have long harbored a the previous record, set by the grandson of sir malcolm campbell, a family name synonymous with speed records. the new record has to be officially ratified, but it is, they will have achieved it not with a bang, but with a whistle. >> it is not just speed reconnect with cars. in the 1950's, the u.s. began building a huge system of highways. before the concrete with even dry, the internet -- the interstate became an airey place. a series of killings makes the highway fragging. what author describes the uneasy relationship americans continue to have with their roads. >> really, the first person to be seen nationally as a highway killer was a down juvenile delinquent named charles stark weather. he was 17 and went on the road in 1958 with his underage girl f
WETA
Sep 27, 2012 12:00am EDT
her energy into this, so how does it feel to be part of that process to help her make this work? >> both of us agreed. both of us recognize this is better than both of us. this is the salary our grandmothers did not get paid for. they did of hard work in this world and did not get paid. we are going to have a woman of color build a network that changes the face of television. this i know for sure, because the other networks said this could not be done. healing on television could not be done. they said no one would watch. it was done. by a woman of color who has a grandmother watching over her. i have a grandmother watching over me. own will change the face of television. this i know for sure. tavis: there you have it, so if you will seewn., it. i expect they will make it all the way up there as long as the project is on. glad to have you here. that is it for tonight. until next time, keep the faith. >> for more information on today's show, visit tavis smiley at pbs.org. join me next time for a conversation with penny marshall on her memoir, my mother was nuts. that is next time
WETA
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
1,000 people. allen's support is squarely behind president obama thanks to the wind energy tax credit designed to help these businesses grow. >> mitt romney's message is to get rid of the wind production tax credit. well, that's big here because we've got t.p.i. and trinity both producing wind turbines and wind towers, and that's a critical factor for us to keep those plants moving past 2013. >> reporter: o. kay henderson says these single issue voters add up quickly in such a small state. >> if iowa does again come down to a few thousand votes, these sort of narrow cast issues can have a huge effect. and so that is why you see the obama campaign pushing this so hard, because the wind energy industry has about 7,000 or 8,000 workers in iowa. >> reporter: then there is the fight in plain sight-- the >> romney would jeopardize thousands of jobs and knock the wind out of iowa's economy. >> a prairie fire of debt is sweeping across the nation. >> reporter: the negative ads are on >> reporter: the negative ads on almost every channel, every night. >> i mean, it's almost-- the ads bo
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Sep 27, 2012 1:30am EDT
looking for a dresser or looking for a secretary or whatever. man #2: it's a lot of energy. it's what a flea market should be -- a lot of color, a lot of flavor, a lot of mixture of everything. woman: well, i come because of the variety. i mean, you got clothes, you got jewelry, you got furniture, you have everything, and then you run into people you haven't seen in a long time because this is a meeting place. sebak: you have the coolest stuff. thank you. what do you call this? retro. 1950s. and hawaii-ana, with the tikis down here. i like old things. i'm attracted to basically things from the '30s, basically '40s. i'm also an artist, a sculptor. you name it, i can make it. this market has always attracted a lot of artists and craftspeople, even photographers. man: i've been able to sell a lot more than any gallery's ever sold for me, or any other -- any other way i've ever tried, and i've been at it for 15 years, so... this is the best spot i've ever found. man #2: i know there are people here from africa, from pakistan, from india, from america, and they all know something about the
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